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Broadcasting Services Amendment (Review of Future Uses of Broadcasting Services Bands Spectrum) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Summary

Amends the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 to: extend from 1 January 2012 to 1 January 2013 the review relating to the allocation of one or more additional commercial television broadcast licences (“the sixth channel review”); and expand the scope of this and any subsequent review.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Referred to Main Committee 21/11/11  
Second reading debate 22/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/11  
Reported from Main Committee 23/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/11/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/11  
Second reading moved 24/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/11/11  
Assent 05/12/11 Act no.: 177 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes